Assistant Executive Director
Sylvia was hired in 2014 as a Career Development Coordinator; she quickly moved into the role of Specialist Coordinator taking on extra tasks such as Job Club and Intake. When the position of Program Coordinator became available she applied and received it becoming a part of the management team. She also took on the additional tasks of supervising staff and overseeing client concerns/issues. In June of 2015 Sylvia applied and was successful in obtaining the Assistant Executive Director position adding additional tasks such as human resources duties and assisting the Executive Director in daily operations. Sylvia graduated with a Diploma in Addictions Counseling from the Nova Scotia Community College in 2006. Sylvia has experience working with children and adults with developmental disabilities and aggressive children and youth in group home settings. She also has over 5 years of supervisory experience. Sylvia is dedicated to helping improve individuals’ lives and making a difference.
In her spare time Sylvia enjoys movies, reading, traveling and spending time with friends. Sylvia enjoys attending festivals and taking walks in the summers but has not gotten use to the harsh winters Edmonton offers. Recently Sylvia traveled to Cuba and she hopes to continue to travel to warm destinations to escape the Edmonton firstname.lastname@example.org 780-461-5270